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0 HAI significantly increases ICU mortality

Publication Date: April 2012 Vol. 7 No. 4

Author: Rose Sherman, EdD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

A study of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) in the ICU presented at the 22nd European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases found that inpatient mortality was significantly higher in patients with HAI compared to those without (13.2% vs. 1.1%). Read more.